The BEST Episodes of Couples Therapy (2019)
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 17, 2021
Couples Therapy unlocks a hidden world: other people's relationships. Far from reality-show caricatures, this is true documentary filmmaking that brings viewers into the authentic and visceral experience of weekly therapy with four couples. World-class therapist Dr. Orna Guralnik deftly guides the couples through the minefield of honest confrontation with each other and with themselves, revealing the real-life struggles - and extraordinary breakthroughs - typically hidden behind closed doors.
#1 - Episode 4
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 25, 2021
#2 - Episode 2
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 18, 2021
#3 - Episode 7
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 18, 2019
Annie questions what they're fighting to hold on to. Lauren and Sarah are devastated, and Sarah can't shake the feeling she's being punished. Orna feels pressure to do more. DeSean is furious and Orna presses Elaine to face her past.
#4 - Episode 6
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 11, 2019
Elaine and DeSean argue about the impact of racism on their marriage. Orna feels frustrated by the lack of progress. Sarah's doubts scare Lauren. Evelyn and Alan make an excruciating decision about their marriage.
#5 - Episode 9
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 1, 2019
Lauren and Sarah make a choice about their future. Alan and Evelyn find a path forward. Elaine and DeSean feel a shift. Orna feels the weight of her work, and marvels at how bizarre her profession is. Finale.
#6 - Episode 9
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired May 16, 2021
#7 - Episode 8
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired May 9, 2021
#8 - Episode 3
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 20, 2019
A recent fight between Lauren and Sarah reveals underlying power dynamics. Orna pushes Mau and struggles with her inability to break through. DeSean is sick of failing to make Elaine happy.
#9 - Episode 5
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired May 2, 2021
#10 - Episode 3
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 25, 2021
#11 - Episode 2
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 13, 2019
Mau needs sex every day. Back at the beginning of therapy, Evelyn feels betrayed by Alan and no longer trusts him. Orna has trouble remaining impartial. Elaine discovers a connection between her childhood trauma and her marriage.
#12 - Episode 7
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired May 9, 2021
#13 - Episode 1
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 18, 2021
#14 - Episode 4
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 27, 2019
Alan reveals the impact of his father's infidelity. Sarah wants Lauren to initiate sex. Mau's traumatic past casts a long shadow.
#15 - Episode 5
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 4, 2019
Elaine discovers the roots of her feeling that DeSean doesn't care about her. Lauren and Sarah make a pivotal decision about the future. Annie opens up about past sexual trauma and Mau loses his cool. Orna walks a tightrope.
#16 - Episode 8
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 25, 2019
Sarah wants to feel precious, and Lauren investigates her own defensiveness. Elaine has a breakthrough while DeSean discovers his role in their struggle. Alan finally opens up and Evelyn is shocked. Annie states the brutal truth.
#17 - Episode 6
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired May 2, 2021
#18 - Episode 1
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 6, 2019
Annie and Mau revisit a traumatic birthday. Elaine calls DeSean twenty times a day and he's fed up. Sarah wants a baby, but Lauren isn't ready to be a mom because she just became a woman. Evelyn and Alan make a painful decision. Dr. Orna Guralnik wrestles with an overwhelming sense of responsibility she feels for her patients.